M3 Release

To indicate that the equipment is or is not to be released.

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
M301
Release Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
1
1
-
Code signifying whether or not the shipment information transaction set includes instructions for pick-up and movement of the shipment. (This code provides a means for the shipper to transmit billing data along with the movement instructions, transmit billing data ahead of the movement instructions, or follow movement instructions with complete billing data at a later date.)
If M301 contains code value `S' or `R', then M302 is date of release. If M301 contains code value `U', then M302 is estimated date of release.
M302
Date
Date (DT)
Conditional
6
6
-
Date (YYMMDD).
M303
Time
Time (TM)
Conditional
4
4
-
Time expressed in 24-hour clock time (HHMM, time range: 0000 though 2359).

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